Do you Wonder if People Still Pen Pal or how to get Started?

So you want to learn how to find a pen pal?

Let me start by saying I have been pen palling since 2010, and I am going to take you through the steps on how to get started. I started writing after I graduated high school if that tells you anything. Some people have the idea that pen palling is for kids in middle school, but I assure you, it is not!

There is a whole pen pal world out there from the ages 5+! Even elderly people pen pal! There are some people in their 40’s that have just started writing. You can write at any age. There is nothing stopping you! You can write to make a new friend, you can write to learn about different cultures, or you can even write just so each of you can swap gifts from each other’s country.

I am going to refer  you back to a link, on how pen palling has to do with traveling→Old post. You don’t have to read this, but it may give you a little insight.

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I Can’t Believe Native Americans Made This

Saturday, September 3, 2016


I will never not be amazed by our history!


Moundville Archaeological Park is a 300 acre park where the Mississippian Indians, also known as Moundville people, used to live. My husband and I arrived around 10:40 a.m. As you are driving in, the visitor center is to your right. It’s only $8 for adults. They also have a 12 minute informative video to watch. John and I didn’t watch it, but I recommend it. Why not I say?! 

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Get out and Drive-Movie Crew

Saturday, August 27, 2016


Beeswax Creek and Movie crew in Columbiana

Get out and drive is going to be a travel series about when you want to travel, but can’t really afford to go anywhere. Get out and drive has no destination, which makes it extremely fun!  

My husband and I decided we wanted to go somewhere, but really do not have the money to do a far away travel, you know, like hop on  a plane and go somewhere exotic!

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17 Things Locals want you to know Before Visiting Taiwan

I asked some locals what they wanted tourist to know before visiting their country!


Ting says:

1. “Taiwanese people are super friendly towards foreigners, but we don’t hug when we greet. We do shake hands when it’s business related. But most of the time people just smile and say hi when meeting friends or family members. Some girls feel uncomfortable when their guy friends hug them.”

2. “Public transportation is well developed in Taiwan. However, many drivers don’t follow the traffic rules. Don’t expect cars, taxis or buses to yield to pedestrians. Be extremely careful when crossing the street.” 

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My Scariest Moment Traveling

I have only had one moment that I should have been scared. It goes back to the time that I went to Venice, Italy 2013.

 Katie and I had been looking for this restaurant to eat at for a few hours, and it became so late that we missed our bus. There was one bus that circulated 24/7, so we hopped on to stay warm. We eventually had to get off because Katie was bombarded by people talking to her as I was dosing off in the seat because I couldn’t stay awake. We got off at the train station, which wasn’t running, only to get back on the bus when it came back around. We hopped back off in Venice and tried to figure out what to do. I was sitting on some steps as Katie was talking to a taxi driver. I was approached by a guy who I assume, thought I was a prostitute.

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